Category: Leadership Lessons

Who Have You Blessed Recently? Changing The World One Act of Kindness At A Time

I’m a big fan of communities, particularly technical communities, because I have benefitted a lot from them when I was starting out in the IT industry. I remember the time I used to spend on BBS and IRC channels when I was “forced” to learn computer programming. If not for the generosity and kindness of […]

If It Aint Broken, Don’t Fix It. But If It Is…

A common expression in IT is “if it ain’t broken, don’t fix it” as it is important to keep a consistent experience in the infrastructure – staff get’s to send emails on time, they get to access their sales documents on the portal, etc. But what if it is broken? We fix it. The mail […]

Leadership Lessons from a Formula One Grand Prix Race

Singapore happened to host the very first Formula One Grand Prix evening race. Formula One, or F1, is the highest class of open wheeled auto racing defined by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), motorsport’s world governing body. Hundreds of avid fans flocked to Singapore this past weekend to watch this sport live. Though I […]

Most important lesson learned at TechEd Asia 2008

This was supposed to go on the other blog I maintain but I reckon this is something that everyone would appreciate even though it isn’t a technical post. After coming back to Singapore from a week of TechEd Asia 2008 mania, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking over what the most important lesson I’ve […]

Say cheese!

“There are two things people want more than sex and money — recognition and praise.” Mary Kay Ash The public bus system of Seattle, Washington is filled with pictures of their employees – bus mechanics who have won the Vehicle Maintenance Employee of the Year Award who have also won some trade skills competition in […]